Category: "Harvey Mudd in the News"

Emergency Drill Jan. 16-18 to be Staged at Scripps College and HMC

January 11, 2013

A multi-agency training drill simulating an active shooter will be conducted by Los Angeles County first responders at Scripps College Jan. 16-18 from 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with the loudest exercises occurring between 10 and 11:30 a.m. each day. In the wake of several tragic shooting incidents at school campuses across the United States, […]

Ahmanson Foundation Grant Supports New Academic Building

November 30, 2012

Harvey Mudd College has received a generous grant from the Ahmanson Foundation in support of HMC’s new teaching and learning building. Now under construction, the 70,000-square-foot academic building will feature technologically advanced classrooms, lecture halls, faculty offices and public spaces to support a wide range of pedagogies and learning styles. “I am deeply grateful to […]

NSF Grant Helps Middle-School Students Gain Computer Science Skills

October 16, 2012

Harvey Mudd College computer science Professors Mike Erlinger and Zach Dodds have received a $596,501 grant to foster the computational skills of middle-school students. The three-year National Science Foundation grant will fund the “MyCS: Middle Years Computer Science” program, which focuses on students from groups underrepresented in the computer science field. “MyCS strives to bring […]

HMC and Piazza Launch First Online Community Mentorship Program to Support STEM Women

September 17, 2012

Harvey Mudd College and Piazza today launched the first online community mentorship program to support students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and math. WitsOn (Women in Technology Sharing Online) connects undergraduates pursuing STEM degrees with female mentors from industry and academia who can speak from personal experience about issues of particular concern to young […]

College Welcomes Class of 2016

August 23, 2012

Harvey Mudd College attracts some of the most promising students in the world, and its incoming Class of 2016 continues that tradition. The 199 first-years boast stellar academics and unique achievements such as raising award-winning carnivorous plants, setting the entire U.S. history to music, and coaching a middle school science Olympiad team. “The Class is […]